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Police ID driver killed in Hands Pike crash

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Officials have identified the driver killed Tuesday morning in a south Covington accident.

Jason Carpenter was unresponsive and trapped inside his pickup truck when crews responded around 4 a.m. to Hands Pike near Edwin Drive.

An investigation indicates the pickup truck went off the roadway before crashing into a tree, according to Covington Police Chief Spike Jones.

Carpenter, 39, of Independence, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hands Pike was shut down for several hours for an investigation. It has since reopened.

Police say they are still looking into the cause of the crash.

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